Veggie Burger Patties

Veggie Burger Patties

veggie burger patties

Veggie Burger Patties

Real veggie patties, made from scratch! There's so much taste & goodness in every single bite.
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American


  • 8 oz mushrooms dirt & tough stems removed
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery stem
  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/4 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp each: paprika & chili powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 15oz can black beans
  • 1/3 cup halved walnuts or seeds
  • 2 cups packed spinach leaves or any green leaf veggie
  • 1 handful fresh herbs like cilantro, sage, chives,
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup cooked brown rice


  • Heat oven to 400°. Line cookie sheets with foil or parchment.
  • Put roughly chopped veggies into a food processor. Add spices & pulse 10 to 20 times until coarsely ground.
  • Spread veggies onto one of the cookie sheets. Pat down with spatula. Roast 15 minutes. Stir if browning too fast.
  • Meanwhile, put drained beans on the 2nd cookie sheet in one layer.
  • When veggies have roasted 15 minutes, stir and press into a thin layer again.
  • Put both cookie sheets into the oven and roast till beans begin to split and veggies look toasted (about 15 minutes).
  • Add nuts, spinach and fresh herbs to rinsed & dried food processor. Pulse til they are about the size of breadcrumbs.
  • Add cooled beans & pulse 5 to 10 times.
  • Add roasted veggies, breadcrumbs, eggs & tomato paste into food processor. Pulse until just combined. Don't pulse too much!
  • Put mixture into a bowl and fold in the cooked rice.
  • Make patties. Your can refrigerate up to 24 hours. Or cook and freeze them wrapped in foil for up to 3 months.

How to cook the patties

  • Add 1 Tbsp oil & heat skillet over medium-high heat. Pace in pan.
  • Cook till heated through, firm & brown on both sides, 4-6 minutes.
  • Reheat frozen, cooked patties in 350° oven 15-20 minutes.
Keyword carrots, celery, garlic, maui onion, mushrooms, spinach
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